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As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Kansas Association of American Educators (KANAAE) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week 2016!

posted by Alix | May 02, 2016, 11:49 am


Dear Teachers,


On behalf of the entire Kansas Association of American Educators staff, we would like to take this opportunity to thank and recognize our dedicated members as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week 2016.


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Teacher Home Visits: The Wave of the Future?

posted by Garry | April 27, 2016, 03:14 pm

Teachers and administrators know it’s not just the time spent in the classroom that counts but the social and emotional learning that takes place at home and outside the classroom, too.


Referred to by many as “the missing link” in education, national education research overwhelmingly supports the finding that students do better academically and socially when parents and teachers work together and children show up at school ready to learn.


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Senate Bill 469 & Teacher Freedom of Choice

posted by Alix | March 31, 2016, 03:48 pm


Last week, the Kansas Senate passed SB 469, legislation designed to give teachers a voice in determining what bargaining group represents them during contract negotiations. The bill would direct the Kansas Department of Labor to hold elections for teachers to weigh in on their bargaining representative every three years. In these elections, the winning bargaining unit would be the group that won 50% plus 1 of those certified staff voting in the election. This is an important opportunity for teachers as 10 districts in Kansas have already taken an alternative route in changing their recognized bargaining unit since 2009. KANAAE testified in support of the bill earlier this month.

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